Shule County

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Shule (Kashgar Yengisheher) County
疏勒县قەشقەر يېڭىشەھەر ناھىيىسى
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture-level divisions Kashgar Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Shule County
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 疏勒縣
Simplified Chinese 疏勒县
Uyghur name
قەشقەر يېڭىشەھەر ناھىيىسى
Literal meaning Kashgar New Town County

Shule (Kashgar Yengisheher) County is a county situated in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Kashgar Prefecture. It is located to the South of Kashgar City. In Ancient times, the Shule area was once the home to a Xiyu oasis civilisation, the Shule Kingdom.


Shule is served by China National Highway 315 and the Kashgar-Hotan Railway.

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Coordinates: 39°23′29″N 76°02′24″E / 39.39139°N 76.04000°E / 39.39139; 76.04000